November Climate Summary

.NOVEMBER 2011 WAS WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT DULUTH MN... THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR NOVEMBER WAS 33.1 DEGREES WHICH WAS 4.3 DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 37.4 DEGREES MAKING THIS THE 28TH WARMEST NOVEMBER IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 54 DEGREES ON THE 5TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 9 DEGREES ON THE 20TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET FOR THE MONTH. NOVEMBER 2011 WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 0.60 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 1.49 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2.09 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 20TH DRIEST NOVEMBER IN RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 25TH THROUGH THE 26TH WHEN 0.26 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 16 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 6 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.10 INCHES FELL ON 3 DAYS. 3.7 INCHES OF SNOW FELL FOR THE MONTH. THIS IS 10.0 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL SNOWFALL OF 13.7 INCHES FOR THE MONTH. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION OR SNOWFALL RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH. THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 9.7 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 6TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 16.4 MPH. THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 6TH WITH A WIND FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT 33 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 43 MPH FROM THE SOUTHWEST WAS ALSO RECORDED ON THE 6TH. THERE WERE 950 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 138 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 1088. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL TO 1802 WHICH WAS 411 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2213. THERE WERE NO COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS NORMAL. THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS REMAIN AT 314 WHICH IS 110 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 204. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.40 INCHES REACHED ON THE 29TH AND THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING WAS 29.13 INCHES REACHED ON THE 13TH. THE OUTLOOK FOR DECEMBER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S AND DROP TO THE UPPER TEENS AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE MONTH BEGIN IN THE LOWER TEENS AND DROP TO THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO ON THE 31ST. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR DECEMBER IS 1.21 INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR DECEMBER IS 17.7 INCHES. NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR DECEMBER.

.NOVEMBER 2011 WAS WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN... THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR NOVEMBER WAS 29.0 DEGREES WHICH WAS 3.5 DEGREES WARMER THAN THE NORMAL OF 25.5 DEGREES TYING THIS FOR THE 18TH WARMEST NOVEMBER IN STATION HISTORY. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 56 DEGREES ON THE 4TH AND 5TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 3 DEGREES BELOW ZERO ON THE 20TH. ONE DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS BROKEN FOR THE MONTH. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE 23RD WAS 50 DEGREES WHICH BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 46 SET IN 1984. NOVEMBER 2011 WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 0.91 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION RECORDED FOR THE MONTH. THIS WAS 0.47 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 1.38 INCHES TYING THIS FOR THE 33RD DRIEST NOVEMBER IN RECORDED HISTORY. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED FROM THE 25TH TO THE 26TH WHEN 0.48 INCHES WAS RECORDED. AT LEAST A TRACE OF PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED ON 16 DAYS. AT LEAST 0.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON 7 DAYS. 12.3 INCHES OF SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER. THIS IS 1.4 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL SNOWFALL OF 13.7 INCHES FOR THE MONTH. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION OR SNOWFALL RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH. THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 6.9 MPH. THE WINDIEST DAY FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 6TH WITH AN AVERAGE WIND SPEED OF 12.9 MPH. THE GREATEST SUSTAINED WINDS OCCURRED ON THE 6TH WITH A WIND FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT 28 MPH. A PEAK GUST OF 41 MPH FROM THE SOUTHWEST WAS RECORDED ON THE 7TH. THERE WERE 1074 HEATING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS 110 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 1184. THIS BROUGHT THE SEASONAL TOTAL TO 2120 WHICH WAS 341 BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2461. THERE WERE NO COOLING DEGREE DAYS FOR THE MONTH WHICH WAS NORMAL. THE SEASONAL TOTAL COOLING DEGREE DAYS REMAIN AT 207 WHICH IS 15 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 192. THE HIGHEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 30.40 INCHES REACHED ON THE 29TH AND THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE READING WAS 29.04 INCHES REACHED ON THE 13TH. THE OUTLOOK FOR DECEMBER...NORMAL HIGHS START IN THE MID 20S AND DROP TO THE MID TEENS AT THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE MONTH BEGIN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO AND DROP TO THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO ON THE 31ST. NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR DECEMBER IS 0.81 INCHES. NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR NOVEMBER IS 15.0 INCHES. NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION ARE FORECASTED FOR DECEMBER.

 



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